/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - New support to be announced that will accelerate drug discovery and improve the lives of Canadians/

OTTAWA, June 9, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, federal Minister of Science, along with The Honourable Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research, Innovation and Science, and partners, will announce an investment in the Structural Genomics Consortium, a Canadian-led international open science initiative that has the potential to bring life-saving cures to patients in Canada and around the world.  



Monday, June 12, 2017


Formal announcement: 10:30 a.m. EDT, Photo op 11 a.m. EDT


Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Research Institute

CARE for RARE laboratory

Research Building 1

3rd floor, Room R311

401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON


SOURCE Genome Canada

For further information: Andrea Matyas, Director, Communications, Genome Canada, 613-790-0106, amatyas@genomecanada.ca; Michael Bhardwaj, Director of Communications, Minister of Science, 343-291-2600; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777, ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca


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